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How to Warm Up for Karate - Karate Techniques
How to Warm Up for Karate Warming up is essential for any physical activity, not just for Karate. It would be best if you warmed up to increase your body and muscle temperature, it will prepare you mentally for your training session, it will help you reduce the risk of injuries, it will help you increase your flexibility, and be...
Kenpo Karate Coordination Set 2
Kenpo Karate Coordination Set 2 The Coordination Set 2 in Kenpo Karate is part of the Green Belt requirements, you will find kicks, punches, and blocks in for directions. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1e6IxEi3Dg]   Recommendations Keep the same speed during the entire set Keep your posture and your back straight during the entire set and all sets Keep all your kicks above the belt level   Kenpo...
Uchi Hachiji Dachi in Karate
Uchi Hachiji Dachi Uchi Hachiji Dachi is a fundamental stance in karate that plays an important role in many Katas or forms. This stance is also commonly known as the Natural stance and also known as Attention stance in some styles, and it serves as the starting point for many movements in karate. The Uchi Hachiji Dachi stance involves standing with...

Moto Dachi in Karate

Moto Dachi in Karate
Moto Dachi This stance might be considered as a sparring stance and a kicking training stance as well. Used to work on Mae Geri and similar kicks as you move forward. Although they can perfectly be placed in a normal guard position ("kamae"), that is, with the fists in front of the body, at the level of the solar plexus, with...

Fudo Dachi in Karate

Fudo Dachi in Karate
Fudo Dachi Fudo Dachi is also known as the "Immovable Stance". The term Dudo Dachi has a semantic origin from the God Fudo Myo, a God who has a sword in his hand and in the other a rope to tie everything he cuts. This God represents immobility. Fudo means "immobile". This stance makes blocking and counter-attacking very effective as it allows...
Tsuru Ashi Dachi
Tsuru Ashi Dachi: The Crane Stance in Karate Variations of Tsuru Dachi: Unveiling its Depth 1. Walking Crane Stance: The Foundation for Kicking Mastery The walking crane stance isn't just a posture; it's a foundation for powerful kicks. As you balance on one foot, ensure your toes point forward, maintaining equilibrium by distributing your body weight evenly across your heel, ball, and...
How to improve your sparring in Karate
Karate Sparring There is no substitute for experience, and what experience will bring you, more than anything else in sparing, is a reflexive reaction to every situation that could exist. Keep in mind that you need to know yourself, know your limitations, know your strong and weak sides, your best techniques, and the ones you need to work on. Be humble...
Reverse Warrior Pose in Yoga Step by Step
Reverse Warrior Pose The Reverse Warrior Pose, also known as Viparita Virabhadrasana, is a yoga pose that stretches the sides of your body while also strengthening your legs and core. Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to perform this pose: Start in Warrior II pose, with your right foot forward and your left foot back. Your front knee should...
Waist Shrinking Exercises
Effective Waist Shrinking Exercises for a Toned and Trim Waistline As an experienced sport and fitness enthusiast, I understand the desire to achieve a slim and well-defined waistline. If you're looking for effective exercises to shrink your waist and lose inches, you're in the right place. In this article, we will explore a variety of waist-shrinking exercises that, when combined...
Always warm up and stretch
Shoulder Stretches for Pain Relief: A Guide to Easing Discomfort and Enhancing Flexibility Introduction Dealing with shoulder pain can really throw a wrench in your day, right? But fear not! Shoulder stretches can be a game-changer in alleviating that discomfort. Let's dive into the world of shoulder stretches and how they can make a world of difference for you. Understanding the Importance...